Shutter-Priority AE Mode (Tv)
In this mode, you set the shutter speed and the camera automatically sets the aperture value to obtain the standard exposure matching the brightness of the subject. A faster shutter speed can freeze the action of a moving subject. A slower shutter speed can create a blurred effect, giving the impression of motion.
stands for Time value.
(Slow shutter speed: 1/30 sec.)
(Fast shutter speed: 1/2000 sec.)
Set the Mode dial to .
Set the desired shutter speed.
- Set with the dial.
Focus on the subject.
- Press the shutter button halfway.
Check the display and shoot.
- As long as the aperture value is not blinking, the standard exposure will be obtained.
If the lowest aperture value blinks, it indicates underexposure.
Turn the dial to set a slower shutter speed until the aperture value stops blinking or set a higher ISO speed.
If the highest aperture value blinks, it indicates overexposure.
Turn the dial to set a faster shutter speed until the aperture value stops blinking, or set a lower ISO speed.
Shutter speed display
- Shutter speeds are indicated on the screen as a fraction but abbreviated in the viewfinder, where only the denominator is indicated. For example, “125” in the viewfinder stands for 1/125 sec. Additionally, “0"5” indicates 0.5 sec. and “15"”, 15 sec.